Henry Abraham "Jay" Kawaakoa Jr., 44, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a commercial fisherman and heavy equipment operator for Hamakua Sugar Co., HawaiianLinen Supply, Loeffler Construction, Puna Certified Nursery and Kaiulani 4 LLC, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Carolene "Carol"; son Hananiah; hanai sonKainalu L.; daughter Jaylene; brothers Peter, Reuben and Kaiser Piilani, and Michael Gooman; hanai brothers Prescott Kawalima and John Ramos; and sisters Bobbin Poaha, Emerald "Dolly" Maka, Hattie Seals, Sonja Miranda-Rivas, Roxanne Spatz and Shannon Kawaakoa. Services:noon Saturday at Pohoiki Beach Park with potluck luncheon. Scattering of ashes to follow. Casual attire.
Our deepest condolences to the family and friends of the deceased